ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs on Monday unanimously elected MNA Asad Umar as its chairman.
The NA Secretariat’s special secretary welcomed the members and briefed about the procedure regarding the election of the chairman.
Committee member Syed Naveed Qamar proposed the name of Asad Umar as chairman of the committee while Sardar Nasrullah Khan Dreshak seconded his candidature.
Accordingly, Asad Umar was unanimously elected as the chairman of the NA’s Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs.
The special secretary congratulated the newly-elected chairman on behalf of the NA speaker, secretary and assured him of complete support in the effective and efficient functioning of the committee.
The chairman expressed his gratitude to the members for posing their confidence in him and assured them of running the business of the committee with consensus.
The members, while appreciating the views of the chairman, assured him their support in the process of legislation.
The meeting was attended by MNAs Raza Nasrullah, Faizullah, Makhdoom Syed Samiul Hassan Gillani, Sardar Nasrullah Khan Dreshak, Faheem Khan, Aftab Hussain Siddique, Muhammad Israr Tareen, Ali Pervaiz, Dr Aisha Ghaus Pasha, Nafisa Shah, Syed Naveed Qamar and Hina Rabbani Khar. Senior officers of the National Assembly Secretariat were also present on the occasion.